Director - Craft Recruiting

McCarthy Holdings Inc   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Director - Craft Recruiting

Human Resources — Phoenix, Arizona Dallas, TX Houston, TX

Position at McCarthy Building Co

Position Summary:

The Director of Craft Recruiting will design & execute recruiting operations nationally & lead our Craft recruiting team. This role will build out and lead a 5-10-person talent acquisition team responsible for recruiting skilled craft professionals across McCarthy’s nonunion markets. This is a new role, dedicated to ensuring McCarthy can deliver the Craft professional workforce resources to deliver safe, quality & productive projects to our clients. The successful individual will drive a high-volume recruiting function & successfully manage a program that finds & screens skilled trades talent. Will fill a variety of roles against aggressive timelines. Will partner with McCarthy’s shared Craft initiatives to develop a network of the best Craft talent with in-demand skills & experiences in key markets. This role will partner closely with regional & national HR leadership teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manages a team of Craft recruiters, likely to be based in Phoenix, Dallas & Houston
  • Collaborates with Operations leaders to determine workforce planning needs & expectations
  • Accountable for overall Craft recruiting effectiveness
  • Drives continuous improvement & management of Craft recruiting systems & processes
  • Coaches hiring managers on supply & demand of Craft workforce
  • Analyzes ROI of tools & vendors
  • Negotiates & approves contracts with third party labor vendors
  • Trains new team members & hiring managers on proper utilization & management of requisitions within ATS
  • Maintains knowledge of employment laws to ensure compliance across the business
  • Partners with & manages McCarthy’s National Outreach Manager, who leads community & workforce outreach development efforts
  • Develops & implements hyper-local recruiting strategies near project locations
  • Will develop working knowledge of contracts, scheduling & Craft compensation rates to project manpower requirements for each site
  • Partners with compensation analysts to conduct in-depth research on wages, housing & fringe benefits as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree required in relevant field of study
  • 5+ years of experience overseeing a diverse team of centralized and remote recruiting professionals
  • 10+ years of high-volume recruiting experience, construction experience preferred
  • Experience designing recruiting operations to match business needs—leveraging a blended approach of centralized, decentralized and onsite staff
  • Advanced knowledge of creative sourcing & screening methods
  • Solid depth of expertise in sourcing strategies, applicant tracking systems
  • Bilingual (Spanish) capability strongly preferred
  • Human Resources knowledge such as EEOC, FLSA, diversity recruiting, interview best practices
  • Ability to track, report & translate complex staffing data to key stakeholders across the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust-based relationships with employees & managers at all levels including executiveteam
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills. Solid platform skills
  • Demonstrated energy, enthusiasm & initiative
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work individually & in a team environment
  • Ability to implement & evaluate the right technologies & systems to find & attract a mobile Craft workforce
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

McCarthy is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.